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Volunteers to take on Liberty Drive Cleanup tradition
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:45 pm
On Saturday morning, volunteers from Cub Scout Pack 833 (out of Adams Fire Co.) and Town of Wheatfield officials will take part in the Liberty Drive Cleanup, a tradition going on its 26th year.
Memorial Million Hearts Project to hold public kickoff event
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 02:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a Healthy Heart Fair to showcase its new Million Hearts Project at a celebration to be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the John Duke Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield Lions Club to host pancake breakfast
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will hold its annual spring pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at its clubhouse located at the Five Senses Park, 6535 Ward Road (next to the American Legion Post No. 1451).
NT bandshell to offer waterfront backdrop
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:30 am
North Tonawanda will soon be home to a new bandshell that is planned to host various forms of entertainment along the water at River Road's Raymond Klimek Veterans Park.
Former Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield subject of lawsuit
Fri, Apr 7th 2017 03:00 pm
More than 60 residents who live or have resided near the Nash Road Niagara Sanitation Landfill site are plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Town of Wheatfield.
Big plans considered for Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Mar 31st 2017 07:15 pm
More amenities are on the horizon for the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. Some changes will come as soon as this spring and summer, while others are being looked at for the future. Many of the plans focus on offering more family-friendly activities that can appeal to people of all ages.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's 107th redesignates as attack wing
Tue, Mar 21st 2017 08:15 pm
Local officials joined members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing to acknowledge the venue's redesignation as the 107th Attack Wing. The ceremony was held Tuesday at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
IDA public hearing set for sports domes tax breaks at former Summit Mall
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency will hold a public hearing at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 30, on whether it should provide tax breaks to Summit Outlet LP for its proposed sports domes project at The Summit Mall property. The hearing will take place at the IDA office at 6311 Inducon Corporate Drive in Wheatfield.
Charity Snowflake Ball benefits Sikora Post
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 11:15 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife, Linda recently hosted the Mayor's Annual Charity Snowflake Ball, held at the Knights of Columbus on Erie Avenue in North Tonawanda.
Rochester-bound: North Tonawanda wins Section VI Class A title
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:20 am
On Dec. 30, the Amherst Tigers got the best of the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks, defeating them 49-45. On Tuesday, when the two teams battled again for the Section VI Class A title, it was a different story.
Northgate holds ice cream relay
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
Employees and residents at the McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda chased away the winter blues one scoop at a time during a recent ice cream relay event.
NCSPCA's first Mardi Paws event celebrated
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:30 pm
More than 150 people gathered at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls on "Fat Tuesday" to celebrate the Niagara County SPCA's first Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball. The event featured live entertainment, music, Louisiana eats, Cajun cocktails, a silent auction and other Mardi-Gras-inspired offerings.
New Niagara University courses embrace Tuscarora culture, language
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 02:25 pm
Niagara University has collaborated with the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District to develop a strategy to help ensure the preservation of the language.
Former NT council members honored by city, county and state
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:30 pm
During Tuesday's City of North Tonawanda Common Council meeting, Phillip R. "Russ" Rizzo, former 1st Ward alderman and former council president, and Cathy Schwandt, former alderman-at-large, were honored for their years of service to the city.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara recognizes local leaders
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
More than 200 people gathered for the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's Heroes of Niagara awards dinner to celebrate the generosity and accomplishments of local community leaders on Feb. 2 at The Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls.
Adell's School of Dance takes center stage at Harlem Globetrotters show
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 12:45 pm
Adell's School of Dance performed with the Harlem Globetrotters at the KeyBank Center on Friday, Feb. 3. Dancers performed during the Globetrotters' halftime performance.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 06:15 pm
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2017 spring bouquet sale. The event will run March 6-12 with pre-sale bouquets being ordered throughout the month of February.
State aid sought for brewery, restaurant at former Summit Mall
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:15 pm
The Town of Wheatfield may soon apply for a state grant to provide aid to the company Big Thunder Brewing Co. in constructing a brewery and restaurant at the former Summit Mall.
Like father, like son: Niagara-Wheatfield's Bradberry succeeding at the varsity level
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 04:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Jalen Bradberry could play up to five years as a varsity athlete.
Wheatfield Winterfest slated for Jan. 28
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 06:00 pm
Family and friends will have a chance to participate in a slew of activities at the second annual Wheatfield Winterfest, to be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Wheatfield Town Hall Complex.
Alexander moves up to North Tonawanda City Court judge position
Fri, Jan 6th 2017 11:05 am
Former City Attorney Katherine D. Alexander was appointed for a six year term as acting North Tonawanda City Court judge at the Common Council's reorganization meeting Monday night.
EMS students roll out disaster plan
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 02:35 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES Emergency Medical Services teacher Amy Green assigns her senior class a unique assignment every year - a disaster plan.
Wheatfield Lions Club helping families in need
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 05:40 pm
The Town of Wheatfield's Lions Club is providing 16 gift cards for Wheatfield families in need.
'Serve Sunday' benefits community members
Fri, Dec 16th 2016 11:00 am
Barefoot Christian Community gathered on Sunday for the congregation's first "Serve Sunday" gathering. Instead of a conventional worship service, 'Serve Sunday" attendees worshiped by blessing their neighbors.
The Hideaway Grille offers new space after renovations
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 12:00 pm
The Hideaway Grille at 399 Division St., North Tonawanda, has recently undergone renovations to make the space, "A little more up to date, but still the same feel, same atmosphere," owner Lorri May said.
'Breakfast with Santa' at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:35 pm
Jingle and mingle with Santa on the weekend of Dec. 17-18 for 9 and 10:30 a.m. breakfast sittings at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Here comes Santa Claus: Youth, family Christmas celebrations slated for December
Fri, Dec 2nd 2016 05:30 pm
Children and families will have the chance to celebrate Christmastime by joining in a variety of family-friendly activities planned in December.
Celebration of art: Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara members share their creative works
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 09:45 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara and the Niagara County Chapter of the New York State Council on the Arts hosted an art exhibition and reception on Nov. 16, which featured works created by individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through the agency's fine arts program.
Pappas recognizes Unyts, promotes community call to action
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 03:55 pm
Unyts Relationship Development Manager Karen Sorrentino was presented a proclamation at North Tonawanda's Nov. 1 Common Council meeting.
Niagara BOCES inducts students into National Technical Honor Society
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 11:10 am
Students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society for maintaining an 89.5 percent average in their career and technical education programs and an 84.5 percent average at their high schools.
Wheatfield Blades 16U AA wins gold in Lake Placid
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Blades 16U AA team went 4-0-1 and defeated the Guelph Jr. Gryphons in the gold medal game on Oct. 30 to win the CAN-AM Challenge Cup in Lake Placid.
'Kales Court' dedication
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:40 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, Superintendent of Schools Greg Woytila and Drake Elementary Principle Katie Smith gathered Oct. 21 for the dedication of a new basketball court and playground at Drake Elementary School in North Tonawanda.
Empower receives grant from the Elks
Mon, Oct 31st 2016 05:55 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, received a $3,500 grant from the New York State Elks Association to expand programming in Lewiston.
Community comes together in preparation for Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 10:10 am
The holiday season is right around the corner, which means the Niagara Electric Lights Parade will soon be kicking off local celebrations.
Lions hold meat raffle
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 04:25 pm
The Wheatfield Lion's Club is holding its first meat raffle. The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, at the American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road in Wheatfield.
Town of Niagara Town Board welcomes four new police officers
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 03:15 pm
Four part-time officers were hired, pending civil service approval, at Tuesday's Town of Niagara Board meeting.
Burlington opens new location on Military Road
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:55 pm
Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, 41,737-square-foot store in the Town of Niagara on Friday, Sept. 30.
Town of Niagara awards volunteers for help with summer endeavors
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented summer volunteers with awards at Tuesday night's board meeting at Town Hall.
'Kidz 'N' Kites' takes off in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:35 am
The 19th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" took place last Saturday in Veterans Memorial Community Park. Despite a rainy forecast, the event attracted roughly 1,300 people with approximately 500 youth included.